As an auction at Pamela's foundation that saves dogs begins, a party guest named Leonard catches the virus. Todd decides to go to Melissa's hometown of with Tandy and Melissa to investigate her situation. Pat sees the smoke and follows them to a marina. Carol says that Tandy will play the most important role in delivering their baby: holding her hand. The three have dinner and drinks, but when they are on their way to skinny dip in a lake, they run into Carol, Todd, and Melissa.
The thermal imaging device Mike used to find the group soon indicates a mysterious blob, which the group does not initially know means there is a colony of dozens of survivors living nearby. In the second season, Melissa decides she does not want to have children and breaks up with Todd, but when she changes her mind, she and Gail eventually agree to simultaneously date Todd. In the powerless building's elevator, after Gail's attempt to put a rescue note on a stray fails, in anger she shoots several times at the ceiling but is accidentally hit by a ricochet. On their way, they discover several dead whales on the beach. A former tennis champion and ice cream truck driver, he wanders the sea on a yacht, fearing that the virus has still contaminated the land and that anyone he meets could be carrying it. This is the episode where Lois kills her evil child, Stewie. Once the group is out at sea, Tandy decapitates Pat and sends his head and body out on two separate jet skis in opposite directions, but they crash into each other.
Todd then finds her standing on the edge of the roof on the tallest building and reluctantly locks her in a focus room, where she screams at him from behind two-way mirrored glass. On Carol's advice, Tandy attempts to take advantage of Phil's new status and make the group feel sympathy for him. Tandy then admits that Gail most likely disappeared because of Carol's behavior, so Carol decides Gail does not want to be found and rejoins the search for Melissa with Tandy and Todd. Outraged, Tandy tries to fool Erica into thinking Phil was more morally loose than he actually was. Meanwhile, Jasper is still missing. For the third season, see. Over the next few days, Tandy ends up wearing a more dangerous shock collar triggered by his talking aloud and being locked in a metal booth for throwing potted plants to get attention.
Although his punishment is rescinded, only Carol shows sympathy for Tandy, and when he thanks the other survivors for his release, they walk away. Fearing the consequences of bringing others into the prank war, Mike promises to stop his share of the pranks. The group agrees, and they have a goat barbecue. The next day, while Mike is tending to the cows, Tandy asks him to be the godfather to his future baby. Mike pulls more pranks on the group until they catch him, so he explains that he did not have the virus, but his immune system was briefly weakened from being in space. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang encounters a castaway, Glenn, who has been stranded on an island for years.
They choose Gail to perform the operation, and she reluctantly agrees as long as she can practice on something. Todd interrupts and tells them that Melissa has run away and left a note saying goodbye. That night, Melissa is awakened by what she thinks is an intruder and almost shoots Carol, so she is locked in the pillory. As he searches for others and paints signs stating he is alive in his hometown of , he finds no one. Tandy predicts Pat's fear of the virus means he may never return to harm them, but, in case he does return, Tandy sets up an alarm system with.
Before attempting suicide, he discovers another survivor, Carol Pilbasian. Phil, who found the bull, arrives and joins everyone for a beef dinner, having regained the group's trust. Todd tries grounding him, but his efforts fail, so he goes to Tandy for help. Following Todd's apology to Gail for not telling Melissa the truth, Melissa attempts to win back Todd, kissing him without Gail's knowledge. Since the United States is covered with nuclear plants, they begin traveling to Mexico. When she says no, he stows away in her car during her next trip. When they investigate, they discover an illuminated building.
As Tandy and Todd try to persuade Gail to stay, Melissa calls the survivors over to where she sees a brilliant light. Tandy is torn between pretending he does not care about the group's opinion of him and honestly wanting to make amends with them despite his fears of rejection. When the virus broke out and grounded all flights, Mark had planned to travel to the U. Phil confronts the group and tells the truth about various issues, including the fact that he never wanted to marry Carol. Another power outage during a flight simulation causes Tandy and Lewis to discover four other self-sustaining buildings in the complex, and they unknowingly trap Gail in one of the new buildings' elevators while tampering with the power.
They look at a lot of different factors but the ratings play a very large role. Before leaving, they see a pizza delivery car near a liquor store that resembles one in the complex. While Melissa takes drastic action, Tandy gets a new lesson in fashion. One night, Tandy attempts to steal some cheese and is punished by being forced to wear a and to stay on the lawn with the group's cow. Carol endorses their marriage, and the ladies have a mother-daughter dance.